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Kazuhide Matsushima, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Surgery
2051 Marengo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Publications

Splenic artery embolization versus splenectomy: Analysis for early in-hospital infectious complications and outcomes. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Sep; 83(3):356-360. View in: PubMed

Metallic coil and N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate for closure of pancreatic duct leak (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2017 Aug 23. View in: PubMed

Double Jeopardy in Penetrating Trauma: Get FAST, Get It Right. World J Surg. 2017 Aug 04. View in: PubMed

Surgical outcomes after trauma pneumonectomy: Revisited. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 May; 82(5):927-932. View in: PubMed

The impact of helmet use on outcomes after a motorcycle crash. Injury. 2017 May; 48(5):1093-1097. View in: PubMed

Loss of muscle mass: a significant predictor of postoperative complications in acute diverticulitis. J Surg Res. 2017 May 01; 211:39-44. View in: PubMed

Early pancreatic dysfunction after resection in trauma: An 18-year report from a Level I trauma center. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Mar; 82(3):528-533. View in: PubMed

Is your graduating general surgery resident qualified to take trauma call? A 15-year appraisal of the changes in general surgery education for trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Mar; 82(3):470-480. View in: PubMed

Surgical outcomes after trauma pneumonectomy: Revisited. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Feb 23. View in: PubMed

Association between pediatric blunt splenic injury volume and the splenectomy rate. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Feb 21. View in: PubMed

The impact of helmet use on outcomes after a motorcycle crash. Injury. 2017 Feb 20. View in: PubMed

Comparison of outcomes in severe pediatric trauma at adult trauma centers with different trauma case volumes. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Feb 04. View in: PubMed

Trauma experts versus pediatric experts: comparison of outcomes in pediatric penetrating injuries. J Surg Res. 2017 Feb; 208:173-179. View in: PubMed

Is your graduating general surgery resident qualified to take trauma call? A 15-year appraisal of the changes in general surgery education for trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Dec 31. View in: PubMed

The impact of pre-injury controlled substance use on clinical outcomes after trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Nov; 81(5):913-920. View in: PubMed

High-Density Free Fluid on Computed Tomography: a Predictor of Surgical Intervention in Patients with Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction. J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Nov; 20(11):1861-1866. View in: PubMed

Operative outcomes of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in patients with congenital heart disease. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Nov; 51(11):1755-1758. View in: PubMed

Progressive Abdominal Pain Following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. JAMA Surg. 2016 Sep 1; 151(9):871-2. View in: PubMed

Progressive Abdominal Pain Following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. JAMA Surg. 2016 Sep 01; 151(9):871-2. View in: PubMed

Therapeutic anticoagulation in patients with traumatic brain injury. J Surg Res. 2016 Sep; 205(1):186-91. View in: PubMed

Isolated Iliac Vascular Injuries: Morbidity of Repair Versus Ligation of Iliac Vein Injury. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Aug; 64(2):550. View in: PubMed

A high-volume trauma intensive care unit can be successfully staffed by advanced practitioners at night. J Crit Care. 2016 Jun; 33:4-7. View in: PubMed

The outcome of trauma patients with do-not-resuscitate orders. J Surg Res. 2016 Feb; 200(2):631-6. View in: PubMed

Should we still use motor vehicle intrusion as a sole triage criterion for the use of trauma center resources? Injury. Should we still use motor vehicle intrusion as a sole triage criterion for the use of trauma center resources? Injury. 2016 Jan; 47(1):235-8. View in: PubMed

Emergent operation for isolated severe traumatic brain injury: Does time matter? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. Emergent operation for isolated severe traumatic brain injury: Does time matter? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Nov; 79(5):838-42. View in: PubMed

Should All Severely Injured Pediatric Patients be Treated at Pediatric Level I Trauma Centers? A National Trauma Data Bank Study. Am Surg. 2015 Oct; 81(10):927-31. View in: PubMed

Association of postoperative hyperglycemia with outcomes among patients with complex ventral hernia repair. JAMA Surg. 2015 May; 150(5):433-40. View in: PubMed

Association of postoperative hyperglycemia with outcomes among patients with complex ventral hernia repair. JAMA Surg. 2015 May 1; 150(5):433-40. View in: PubMed

Emphysematous gastritis and gastric emphysema: similar radiographic findings, distinct clinical entities. World J Surg. 2015 Apr; 39(4):1008-17. View in: PubMed

Prothrombin complex concentrate in trauma patients. Am J Surg. 2015 Feb; 209(2):413-7. View in: PubMed

Trauma-Related Critical Care. Scand J Surg. 2014 Jun; 103(2):138-142. View in: PubMed

Consultation for 'dead gut': who needs an emergent exploratory laparotomy? Am Surg. Consultation for 'dead gut': who needs an emergent exploratory laparotomy? Am Surg. 2014 Jun; 80(6):624-7. View in: PubMed

Positive and negative volume-outcome relationships in the geriatric trauma population. JAMA Surg. 2014 Apr; 149(4):319-26. View in: PubMed

Positive and negative volume-outcome relationships in the geriatric trauma population. JAMA Surg. 2014 Apr 1; 149(4):319-26. View in: PubMed

Comparison between laparotomy first versus angiographic embolization first in patients with pelvic fracture and hemoperitoneum: a nationwide observational study from the Japan Trauma Data Bank. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2013 Dec 03; 21:82. View in: PubMed

The impact of intensivists' base specialty of training on care process and outcomes of critically ill trauma patients. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep; 184(1):577-81. View in: PubMed

Variation in the management of adolescent patients with blunt abdominal solid organ injury between adult versus pediatric trauma centers: an analysis of a statewide trauma database. J Surg Res. 2013 Aug; 183(2):808-13. View in: PubMed

Blunt hollow viscus and mesenteric injury: still underrecognized. World J Surg. 2013 Apr; 37(4):759-65. View in: PubMed

Injured adolescents, not just large children: difference in care and outcome between adult and pediatric trauma centers. Am Surg. 2013 Mar; 79(3):267-73. View in: PubMed

Comparison between laparotomy first versus angiographic embolization first in patients with pelvic fracture and hemoperitoneum: a nationwide observational study from the Japan Trauma Data Bank. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2013; 21:82. View in: PubMed

Operative management of recurrent choledocholithiasis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Dec; 16(12):2312-7. View in: PubMed

Glucose variability negatively impacts long-term functional outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury. J Crit Care. 2012 Apr; 27(2):125-31. View in: PubMed

Academic time at a level 1 trauma center: no resident, no problem? J Surg Educ. Academic time at a level 1 trauma center: no resident, no problem? J Surg Educ. 2012 Mar-Apr; 69(2):138-42. View in: PubMed

Beyond focused assessment with sonography for trauma: ultrasound creep in the trauma resuscitation area and beyond. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2011 Dec; 17(6):606-12. View in: PubMed

Treatment of sepsis in the surgical intensive care unit. Isr Med Assoc J. 2011 Nov; 13(11):694-9. View in: PubMed

Colonic pseudo-obstruction (Ogilvie's syndrome) evolving into cecal bascule. J Trauma. 2011 Oct; 71(4):1082-4. View in: PubMed

Single dose of alemtuzumab induction with steroid-free maintenance immunosuppression in pancreas transplantation. Transplantation. 2011 Sep 27; 92(6):678-85. View in: PubMed

Ultrasound in the surgical intensive care unit. Isr Med Assoc J. 2011 Sep; 13(9):566-70. View in: PubMed

Peripherally inserted central catheters may lower the incidence of catheter-related blood stream infections in patients in surgical intensive care units. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2011 Aug; 12(4):279-82. View in: PubMed

Focused bedside echocardiography in the surgical intensive care unit: comparison of 3 methods to estimate cardiac index. J Intensive Care Med. 2011 Jul-Aug; 26(4):255-60. View in: PubMed

Detection of central venous catheter insertion-related complication using bedside ultrasound: the CVC sono. J Trauma. 2011 Jun; 70(6):1561-3. View in: PubMed

Angiographic embolization of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding: predictors of clinical failure. J Trauma. 2011 May; 70(5):1208-12. View in: PubMed

An acute care surgery model provides safe and timely care for both trauma and emergency general surgery patients. J Surg Res. 2011 Apr; 166(2):e143-7. View in: PubMed

Posttraumatic contrast-induced acute kidney injury: minimal consequences or significant threat? J Trauma. Posttraumatic contrast-induced acute kidney injury: minimal consequences or significant threat? J Trauma. 2011 Feb; 70(2):415-9; discussion 419-20. View in: PubMed

Bedside ultrasound can safely eliminate the need for chest radiographs after central venous catheter placement: CVC sono in the surgical ICU (SICU). J Surg Res. 2010 Sep; 163(1):155-61. View in: PubMed

Parenteral nutrition: a clear and present danger unabated by tight glucose control. Am J Surg. 2010 Sep; 200(3):386-90. View in: PubMed

Traumatic adrenal gland hematoma: FAST is an effective tool to screen. J Trauma. 2009 Sep; 67(3):676. View in: PubMed

The efficacy of serial computed tomography (CT) for blunt splenic injury. J Trauma. 2008 Dec; 65(6):1570-1. View in: PubMed

Cervical spinal cord injury without bony injury: a multicenter retrospective study of emergency and critical care centers in Japan. J Trauma. 2008 Aug; 65(2):373-9. View in: PubMed

Effectiveness of diagnostic paracentesis and ascites analysis for suspected strangulation obstruction. J Gastrointest Surg. 2007 Mar; 11(3):240-6. View in: PubMed

Ultrasonography in surgical residency. J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Oct; 203(4):583. View in: PubMed

Transverse colon volvulus and associated Chilaiditi's syndrome. Am J Surg. 2006 Aug; 192(2):203-4. View in: PubMed

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